Afghanistan vs Norway - Cost of Living Comparison

AfghanistanNorway
🚶 Cost of living One person
$354
$2074
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$814
$4658
🏠 One person rent
$152
$1098
🏘️ Family rent
$254
$1846
🍽️ Food Expenses
$119
$691
🚐 Transport Expenses
$49.2
$117
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$195
$3528
💸 GDP per capita
$509
$67294
😃 Human freedom index
4
8.59
❤️ Life expectancy
64.8
82.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
84
🏙️ Population
37.5M
5.39M

The average cost of living in Afghanistan ($354) is 83% less expensive than in Norway ($2074). Afghanistan ranked 197th vs 9th for Norway in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Afghanistan compared to 1.7 months in Norway. Ranked 191st and 14th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Afghanistan vs Norway

AfghanistanNorway
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.09
$19.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$6.14
$88.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.89
$13.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.44
$10.2
☕ Cappuccino
$0.88
$4.92
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.29
$3.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$84.3
$1108
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$51.2
$881
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$1980
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$128
$1520
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.9
$117
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.7
$179
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.5
$54.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.41%
2.73%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$721
$7115
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$312
$5141
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$4.32
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.4
$85.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.87
$26
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.54
$1.82
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$2.24
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.33
$2.84
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$2.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.09
$4.59
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.38
$12.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.4
$15.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.91
$30.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$3.51
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$2.7
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$3.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$3.88
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.31
$2.51
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.26
$2.5
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.2
$1.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.75
$4.4
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$2.58
$17.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
$3.83
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.41
$14.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.88
$8.43
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.85
$4.83
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.85
$3.18
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$2.86
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$10.7
$47.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.87
$15.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.6
$54.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.35
$36.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$18.2
$100
👟 Brand Sneakers
$32.9
$115
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$23.3
$372
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$885
$8358

Cities Comparison in Afghanistan vs Norway

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Afghanistan

CityCost of livingPopulation
Kabul
$354
4.27M
Kandahar
$358
614K
Herat
$347
556K
Mazar-i-Sharif
$359
469K
Kunduz
$353
357K
Lashkargah
$345
202K
Jalalabad
$357
263K
Sheberghan
$345
176K
Khost
$351
160K
Ghazni
$362
143K
Puli Khumri
$341
114K
Gardez
$363
70K

In Norway

CityCost of livingPopulation
Oslo
$2337
693K
Bergen
$1880
257K
Trondheim
$2018
183K
Stavanger
$1974
144K
Baerum
$2612
128K
Drammen
$2139
101K
Asker
$2147
94.4K
Tromso
$2046
77K
Lillestrom
$2264
86K
Sandnes
$1838
80.7K
Fredrikstad
$1800
82.4K
Kristiansand
$1751
64.1K
Tonsberg
$1894
56.3K
Skien
$1940
54.9K
Alesund
$1988
52.2K
Sarpsborg
$1715
56.7K
Moss
$1954
49.3K
Sandefjord
$1713
44.4K
Bodo
$1980
41.7K
Hamar
$1950
27.9K
Porsgrunn
$1768
36.4K
Arendal
$1671
37.8K
Karmoy
$2224
42.2K
Molde
$1832
32K
Gjovik
$1927
30.6K
Kongsberg
$2128
27.7K
Jessheim
$1889
21.6K
Kristiansund
$1790
24.2K
Halden
$1619
31.4K
Larvik
$2053
24.6K